The new missionaries were sent during a service at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis on Aug. 7.
At its Jan. 31–Feb. 1 meeting in St. Louis, the board appointed seven new missionaries and continued discussions on the status of international schools and cooperative work with partner churches, districts and mission societies.
Whether in Hong Kong or Taiwan, the Synod’s mission in the Asia region does not change. The work continues to focus on the preaching of Christ crucified.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has announced 10 missionaries accepting calls to serve in seven countries around the globe. The Synod’s newest missionaries serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.